progressive pigmentary dermatosis

n.

A chronic skin disorder resulting from hemorrhages into the skin, chiefly on the legs of young men, and characterized by purple patches that spread and turn brown.Schamberg's disease

Nearby words

  1. progressive movement,
  2. progressive muscular atrophy,
  3. progressive ophthalmoplegia,
  4. progressive participle,
  5. progressive party,
  6. progressive staining,
  7. progressive systemic sclerosis,
  8. progressive tax,
  9. progressive vaccinia,
  10. progressive-resistance exercise


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